Category: Employment

The Great Resignation – Everything You Need To Know

The World Economic Forum reported that 41% of employees worldwide plan to leave their jobs this year, forming the start of The Great Resignation. There are thousands of scary stories already rising up about The Great Resignation. But your business’ doesn’t need to …

What You Need To Know About Indemnification Clauses

Indemnification Clauses in an Employment Agreement An indemnification clause, or indemnification provision, prevents the indemnified party from incurring harm as a result of legal liability. The indemnification provision is legally enforceable when one party agrees to indemnify the other party.  Key …

Employment Contract Advice: Do you Need to Be Concerned?

There are any misconceptions around if an employer can change the terms of a contract without an employee’s agreement or consent. In this post, we will discuss what employers need to know about changing employment contracts. Business Kitz offers comprehensive employment …

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What is a company director liable for in Australia?

If you are the director of a company, it is important for you to be familiar with your duties and understand the legal obligations and the situations which could give rise to personal liability. As a director you should also be …

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What are a company’s obligations to its employees?

A company has a number of obligations towards its employees and these are enforceable by law. It is important to engage with employee’s to find their needs and wants, these should be adequately engaged with to ensure staff morale is maintained …

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Employment agreement basics in Australia – what to look out for

An employment agreement in Australia is a contract that governs the relationship between an employer and an employee that sets out the terms and conditions of employment. Key points to remember An employment agreement is essential when engaging new employees at …

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Employee vs contractor: what’s the difference?

When engaging a worker for your business, it is important to determine whether that worker is an employee or an independent contractor. It is critical to determine which relationship exists, as employees and contractors have different rights and entitlements that your …

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5 Tips for Interviewing Job Candidates

Often when hiring, employers are not always equipped with the right set of questions to ask prospective employees. With a number of categories of questions being illegal to ask a candidate during the recruitment period, it can sometimes be quite difficult …